Hey all you book club hosters, the Winter 2019–2020 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview includes 8 Macmillan titles! Top 10 #1: SHE WOULD BE KING by Wayétu Moore Family & Coming of Age THE FAMILY TABOR by Cherise Wolas Backlisted But Not Forgotten 300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso PYONGYANG: A Journey in North […]
NPR’s Book Concierge is live and it includes nearly 50 Macmillan titles!! 300 ARGUMENTS: Essays by Sarah Manguso 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster AFFLUENCE WITHOUT ABUNDANCE: The Disappearing World Of The Bushmen by James Suzman AGE OF ANGER: A History Of the Present by Pankaj Mishra THE ANSWERS by Catherine Lacey AUTONOMOUS by […]
We’ve got 15 books on Chicago Public Library’s “Best of the Best Books 2017” list! Selected by a team of CPL librarians, the list represents the year’s most outstanding titles, books of exceptional quality for a diverse, city-wide readership. Fiction BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer THE DRY by Jane Harper GOOD ME, BAD ME by Ali […]
Welcome to the 2018 Books for Teens post! I am Emily Day, Macmillan’s Library Marketing Assistant / YA Specialist and your host and curator of this post. I recently moved to NYC from Boston, where I worked as a bookseller at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, an intern at Charlesbridge Publishing and the Horn Book, and […]
The gray lady recently revealed several Summer 2017 reading lists in mystery, horror, graphic novels, and more, including these 10 Macmillan titles: True Crime (full list) In his lively literary biography ARTHUR AND SHERLOCK: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes, Michael Sims traces the real-life inspiration for the first “scientific detective” to the renowned […]
Publishers Weekly looked into their crystal ball and predicted that these 98(!) Macmillan adult books will stand out in the first half of 2017: Art, Architecture & Photography (full list) THE SAGRADA FAMILIA: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece by Gijs van Hensbergen Out: July 25 This book chronicles the story of architect Antoni […]
The D&Q is not for Dairy Queen, but for our beloved graphic novel imprint, Drawn & Quarterly, which turns 25 this year! To celebrate, they’ve put out an ah-mazing anthology: DRAWN & QUARTERLY: Twenty-five Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels, which digs into the archives and features comics, biographies, personal reminiscences, and photographs, […]
It's Monday, people! Wake up and read the following...
- Read The New Yorker's profile on Hilary Mantel, "The Dead are Real."
- Read the following quote from Susan Sontag that Picador recently featured on their tumblr:
Harriet said something very striking yesterday, apropos of Sam W.’s enormous library, that collecting books in that way was “like marrying someone in order to sleep with him.”
- Also, PUPPY IN A BOWL!
Hello all you sassy librarians! I hope you had a lovely weekend and a brunch-tastic Mother's Day!
Happy Mother's Day to all you bookish moms out there. May you get some good reading done.
— Picador Paperbacks (@PicadorUSA) May 13, 2012
We have a couple of fun things to share:
- Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy Delisle, which won the Best Comic Book Award this year at Angoulème, was recently featured in School Library Journal's Adult Books 4 Teens column! They said,
"This is a rounded, insightful way to explore and become acquainted with how history, culture, ritual, and human emotions shape and misshape a storied part of the world most Americans know only through politically charged news accounts. [...] Delicate and detailed cartoons inhabit mostly small and always bounded panels, with color accents highlighting sounds, sunsets, and points on the maps Delisle mentions to clarify how locations are connected–and disconnected–in the contemporary Middle East."
You people are buying more Mantel than we can hantel.
— McNally Jackson (@mcnallyjackson) May 10, 2012
- Did you see the big Chelsea Cain news?!
- Class act Lisa Scottoline talks about her writing process in The New York Times Business Day (link).
- Interested in the book jacket art process? Check out Minotaur Books' new tumblr, http://minotaurart.tumblr.com/.
- And finally, this tweet:
Donate to my Kickstarter. We are building a cat spaceship to get to Saturn
— Cat_ebooks (@Cat_ebooks) May 14, 2012
Graphic novel readers, rejoice! Drawn & Quarterly has some exciting new comics coming out this year. Here's a quick look at the schedule:
Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City